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cover that. first the changes to the matrix on page 4 we've added ab 41 from san mateo, a new taxing authority to fund opportunities, authorizes sales tax to be voted upon within that mpo region. we are recommending a watch and we'll know better how it looks like it's going to go. this bill has bounced from natural resources to rules committee to local government. so it's been a bouncing bauchl -- ball. it's on a matrix and we'll be watching it and if it comes back stronger at a later day. we recommending deletion ab 680 had been a spot measure and amended recently to apply a state route which has no applicability to san francisco bay area for your policy so we are recommending taking it off the matrix. a recent amended measure is being recommend today add ab 738 on page 7 of the matrix. it tends to provide a liability shield for employees of agencies that are developing bike plans. it sounds like a much needed simplification. we need to take a look at the bill at more depth to see how it fares in its first committee and finally as a watch position we are recommending the addition o
on the first read. item 18. >> item 18 is a resolution approving the issuance of tax exempt obligation by the california enterprise development authority in an aggregate principal amount not to exceed 9 million to finance and refinance various capital facilities owned by the progress foundation. >> same house same call? this resolution is adopted. [gavel] >> item 19. >> item 19 is an ordinance [speaker not understood] general fund reserve of approximately 4.3 million to support shortfalls in the sheriff's department for fiscal year 2012 through 13. >> supervisor farrell. >> thank you, president chiu. colleagues, this is a supplemental that came before our budget and finance committee last week from our sheriff's department. it's the third supplemental we've seen this budget season. the first of the public defenders which is going to be coming back for another hearing soon and second obviously the department of public health supplemental. the reason for the supplemental were twofold. one, unknown workers' compensation costs due to a few big claims that were not predicted last year as we
(sounds like), it will lay the and excise tax of one cent per fluid ounce of any beverage with added caloric sweeteners. the bill this legislation directs any money generated by the tax to childhood obesity ; prevention programs for the state of california the city obesity rates in california have more than tripled. obesity as long health applications including
the transient occupancy tax in which the city is a defendant pursuant to government code -- administrative code section 67.10 d1 which permits this post section. >> president chiu: at this time can we have a motion to go into closed section? is there any public comment on whether we should go into closed session? is there any public comment? seeing none, public comment is closed. with that, without objection that's going to closed section. if i could ask members of the public if you could please step out. and look forward to our city attorney and others stepping in. (board of supervisors in closed session)
, business tax reform, one of those eternal debates at city hall about how do we actually move forward forming our business tax. we were able to put that 09ctionv ballot and it passed overwhelmingly. the debate on tics has been going on for a long time and it's one of those eternal debates at city hall. and i am pleased that we potentially have a resolution that will balance the needs of our many citizens this this -- or many residents, i should say, of this city, whether renters or tic owners, being able to find that common ground. ~ in this i will note to those who have been critical of the legislation that supervisor farrell and i introduced, i'll be honest, i didn't see very much dialogue about how to move forward to resolution before the legislation was actually pending. sides were extremely polarized and there was no -- i don't think that there was any meaningful discussion of how do we come up with some sort of legislation that everyone can live with and move forward. we now potentially have that. and sometimes even though ideally you want to work things out and come forward and
tax on the poorest of san francisco citizens. let me tell you, recently i ran into a san francisco resident and citizen who hasn't been to a library in more than 7 years. and that's because this person lost a borrowed videotape. the bill for the replacement was more than this person could afford to pay and there was no payment plan offered, no reduction offered, and no alternative to payment. or some way to work it out, for example, by volunteering to help the library or the public in some way. seven years of no library use because of one lost video. the point of the story is that fines and fees are a huge barrier to library use and the library in part recognizes that by giving kids free fines and seniors half off the usual adult 10 cents a fine. but those barriers should be removed entirely and that's something that you can [inaudible]. thank you. >> thank you very much. next speaker. if you could please speak on the microphone. that's on the overhead. thank you. >>> hi, my name is neil dahani. i sit on the board of san francisco beautiful and also the neighborhood association no
with property tax. so we haven't seen what that's going result in, but it typically we are on budget with that also. we'll know more next month. and just as a comparison between the previous fiscal year through march and this fiscal year it's 21.02 higher and that's due to the fact of the evaluation of issued permits is 46 percent greater than last year. in terms of expenditures as you know our greatest expenditure is personnel. right now we are at about 61 percent whereas the year passed it's 75 percent. they are where we start to see the problem that we have with being able to fill positions. if you look at year to date last year, versus year to date this year, we are tracking just a little less than the same time last year. in terms of position, we are continuing to fill as many as we can. we made offers for the chief building inspectors for 3, they were promotions within the department. we hired 7 building inspectors for the last which started this last monday. the 15th. we hired for the summer engineering student interns. 78 people took the exam for housing inspectors and we are
, bike to workday. prop case, the tax is long held to under write this event to introduce the new cyclists and supports long time cyclists to sustain their habits. this is a great opportunity for this body to direct prop k funding for the improvement city wide, we need to keep improving and expanding our bicycle network so that the people from all walks of life feel comfortable and safe bicycling in san francisco. >> i like to receive a few updates for the improvement of the executive director, at the april first meeting we extended the recruit firm from 4 to 6 weeks, the company is now actively recruiting and identifying potential candidates, and interested individuals are encouraged to submit a letter of interest with a resume by may 24th of this year, a recruitment and related information is available on the authority's website at sfcta.org/jobs. >> the personnel committee will hold interviews in mid june and recommend the top candidates to the board. the next meeting of the personnel committee is schedule for may 6th, when the team will provide an update on the process. as i c
nationwide. ~ those people then spend their wages and pay taxes. by increasing the time, income, and resources for parents and caregivers of young children, we are building a solid foundation for lifelong development. children who attend early education programs have the benefit of relating to other students which can increase their social skills. children who have experience early childhood education are more socially competent in their preschool, kindergarten and school age years. in san francisco we still need over 15,000 slots for infants and preschool combined. there are approximately 36,785 children under the age of 13 and families with income levels eligible for child care subsidies. though children represent 42% of the city's child population. the need is great and it's unfulfilled right now. teachers and caregivers who provide our children with lifelong skills are invaluable to our society and we need to value and recognize their tremendous worth. today there are over 2000 early education and care providers in san francisco serving our young children in licensed facilit
with 395 million of that being general fund. 40 million public safety sales tax, about a million in state public safety designated allocations and grants. our federal revenue is also in grants. airport funds, the 338 staff that are assigned there. we provide services to other city departments and there is some revenue there. all other revenues come from services provided outside city departments, permit fees, fines administered by the department. one thing i want to call your attention to, if you look at fees, fines, and charges, in that amount is the $1.3 million that we were expecting to get from the housing authority. obviously the housing authority is having significant funding problems. the back funding that goes towards some 40 odd officers assigned to the public housing complex of san francisco. since its inception in 2004 as a result of the 34% in the reduction of violent crime, in those same areas, we just added some more officers last year prior to the fiscal crisis that's affecting the housing authority. so, we're working with the mayor's budget office to see if we can't figure
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